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US lawmakers call for strong ties with India, hail Indian-Americans’ help

WASHINGTON: Top Senators and influential Congressmen have advocated for a strong India-US tie and underscored the contribution of the Indian-American community in this matter. At the Indian Independence Day celebrations event at the US Capitol on Wednesday, Senator Joe Manchin, a West Virginia Democrat, recalled his visits to India and seeing “the greatness of the […]

Donald Trump, US lawmakers battle over war powers amid Iran tensions

US President Donald Trump braced for a brawl with congressional Democrats who were set to vote Thursday to rein in his ability to take military action against Iran. The largely symbolic resolution was sure to trigger a scalding debate about presidential war powers at a time of heightened tensions with Tehran, a long-time US adversary. […]

25 US lawmakers urge Trump admin not to cancel GSP trade benefits to India

WASHINGTON: A group of 25 influential American lawmakers has urged the US Trade Representative not to terminate the GSP programme with India after the expiry of the 60-day notice on Friday, saying the country’s companies seeking to expand their exports to India could be affected. The Generalized System of Preference (GSP) is the largest and […]

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